What one Catholic school in East L.A. is doing to serve its Latino students.

What one Catholic school in East L.A. is doing to serve its Latino students.

Latinos are severely underrepresented in Catholic education. But at Dolores Mission school in East Los Angeles, the story is different.

Meet the faces behind the Jesuit run school seeking to form young men and women for others. They serve an overwhelmingly Latino and low-income community and are doing what Catholic education must do in order to remain relevant to the future of the Church.

Advertisement

What does the Church have to gain from integrating Latinos into their schools? Everything.

Comments are automatically closed two weeks after an article's initial publication. See our comments policy for more.

Advertisement

The latest from america

In 2016, Pope Francis gathered a commission to study the history of women deacons in the church. For the first time, Phyllis Zagano and Bernard Pottier, S.J., two members of the commission, speak about their life-long research on this topic.

America StaffJanuary 16, 2019

The Catholic Journal Commonweal published an extensively reported piece dissecting a grand jury report released last summer, which alleges widespread sexual abuse by priests in Pennsylvania and a coverup of that abuse by bishops.

America StaffJanuary 11, 2019
Join us in celebrating 10 years of Fr. James Martin's ministry on Facebook!
America StaffJanuary 09, 2019
Stephen Colbert, the host of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” joined his old friend Father James Martin, S.J., for an open and candid conversation about faith, God, politics and how his Late Show family is helping him survive in the age of Trump.
America StaffJanuary 07, 2019